We are pleased to announce two upcoming workshops: The first is a Basketmaking workshop : a two-day workshop spread over two weekends (Saturday 12 September 2020 and Saturday 26 September 2020) to be run by Lee Cole from Basketmakers of Tasmania.
This is an introductory basketmaking workshop to help our members prepare for the joint exhibition in December 2020.
AS A RESULT OF THE RAPIDLY EVOLVING COVID-19 SITUATION THE COMMITTEE HAS DECIDED TO POSTPONE OUR AGM UNTILL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE LET ANY NON-MEMBERS KNOW THAT YOU THINK MAY HAVE BEEN THINKING OF ATTENDING. THANK YOU....
HIP and BOT workshop
The 2020 HIP member’s exhibition is at Rosny Schoolhouse in December, and we will be sharing the space with Basket makers of Tasmania (BOT). Its and exciting opportunity for members to exhibit their new work and also a chance for HIP to respond to BOT.
The member’s work is NOT restricted to Baskets/woven work or reference to basketry. For example pr...
Notice is hereby given for the AGM on Sunday 29th March at 12.30 at the studio.
The AGM will follow a regular committee meeting at 12.00.
It is very important that all current members attend. Hunter Island Press is a fantastic facility that can only function with its members input and interest.
New members are welcome to attend and the AGM is a good way to meet pe...
Congratulations to Rob McKenna who has won the Federal Group Award for his solar plate etching, ' To the ghosts of 30 million trees'. This image was inspired by HIP's visit to the old wood chip mill at Spring Bay, Triabunna, and references the estimated number of (old growth) trees put through the mill during its years of operation from 1972 to 2011.
The judges commented tha...
We had a great turnout last Saturday with a delicious lunch and beautiful prints exchanged. Many thanks to all who came along; it was great to get together and catch up and do these necessary jobs at the studio. Here is a list of what we achieved:
workshop cupboard sorted out and tidied
new embossing press blanket cut
Annex cleaned and sorted
rubbish and r...
Our Mini Print Exhibition and Sale has been and gone for another year and we are happy to report that it was another excellent show with lots of exciting new work of a very high standard. Congratulations to all 27 participants and a big thanks to those who gave up their time to gallery sit, helped set up and take down, worked on opening night, and did the many other tasks behin...
EOI must be in by 20th. October
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Kaye has posted an update to her previous arrangement re the above. If you would like to meet her to chat about your work she is happy for you to call her to arrange a time. Her number is: 0412440364...